Covonia is an oral syrup used to relieve dry, unproductive cough. This version of Covonia is best taken at night to help you sleep during bouts of cold and flu.
This cough syrup contains two active ingredients, dextromethorphan hydrobromide and diphenhydramine hydrochloride.
The first ingredient is a suppressant which relieves cough by acting on the cough reflex in the brain. The second ingredient is an antihistamine which helps to relieve symptoms of the common cold, such as congestion and rhinorrhoea (runny nose).
Shake the bottle well and use the measuring cup provided in the pack. This syrup is to be taken by mouth only.
The recommended dose for adults and children over the age of 12 is 15ml. When mixed with hot water, the syrup provides a small ‘shot-like’ dose that is sipped at bedtime.
To prepare your dose, heat a small amount of water. The water should be hot but not boiling. Add 15ml of cough syrup to a small glass. Then add 15ml (3 teaspoons) of water and stir.
Take your dose within 10 minutes of making for best effect.
Another dose may be taken after 6 hours if needed.
Covonia Hot Dose is not suitable for children under the age of 12.
Do not use this syrup if you are currently taking any other medicines or remedies for cough and cold.
This medicine should not be used if you are allergic or sensitive to any of the ingredients listed on the pack.
Talk to your doctor or GP before use if you have glaucoma, urinary retention, gastric outlet obstruction, prostate problems, epilepsy, heart problems, asthma or is your suffer with alcoholism.
Important: Covonia may cause drowsiness in some users. It is important that you do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how you feel after taking.
You should avoid alcohol when taking this syrup as it may increase the effects of the active ingredients.
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless specifically told to do so by your doctor.
Side effects associated with this medicine are rare, but it is important that you contact your doctor or GP straight away if you experience any signs of side effects, including allergic reactions.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
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